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A Place in the Sun (1951)

Unrated

Romance · 2h 2m · 4/5/1951

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Description

George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy garnered six Academy Awards® (including Best Director and Best Screenplay) and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift stars as George Eastman, a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite (Elizabeth Taylor) . Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Eastman's professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, Eastman is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Paramount Pictures

Budget

$2,295,304
Cast
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Montgomery Clift

George Eastman
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Elizabeth Taylor

Angela Vickers
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Shelley Winters

Alice Tripp
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Anne Revere

Hannah Eastman
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Keefe Brasselle

Earl Eastman
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Fred Clark

Bellows
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Raymond Burr

Dist. Atty. R. Frank Marlowe
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Herbert Heyes

Charles Eastman
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Shepperd Strudwick

Anthony 'Tony' Vickers
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Frieda Inescort

Mrs. Ann Vickers
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Kathryn Givney

Louise Eastman
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Walter Sande

Art Jansen - George's Attorney
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Ted de Corsia

Judge R.S. Oldendorff
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John Ridgely

Coroner
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Lois Chartrand

Marsha
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Paul Frees

Rev. Morrison
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Robert J. Anderson

Eagle Scout (uncredited)
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Gertrude Astor

Bit Part (uncredited)
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Lulu Mae Bohrman

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Ken Christy

Warden (uncredited)
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Pat Combs

(uncredited)
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Charles Dayton

Det. Kelly (uncredited)
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Marilyn Dialon

Frances Brand (uncredited)
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Mike Donovan

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Frances Driver

Lulu - Vickers' Maid (uncredited)
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Ralph Dunn

Policeman (uncredited)
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Franklyn Farnum

Company Executive (uncredited)
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Al Ferguson

Bailiff (uncredited)
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Bess Flowers

Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
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Ann Fredericks

Girl (uncredited)
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Kathleen Freeman

Factory Worker - Prosecution Witness (uncredited)
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Art Gilmore

Radio Broadcaster / Trailer Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Lisa Golm

Eastmans' Maid (uncredited)
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Marion Gray

(uncredited)
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Dolores Hall

Girl (uncredited)
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Sam Harris

Man (uncredited)
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Len Hendry

Guard (uncredited)
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James Horne Jr.

Tom Tipton (uncredited)
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Sonny Howe

(uncredited)
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Frank Hyers

Guard (uncredited)
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Carmencita Johnson

Girl (uncredited)
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Kenner G. Kemp

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Mary Kent

Mrs. Roberts - Landlady (uncredited)
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Philip Kieffer

Jailer (uncredited)
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Louise Lane

Girl (uncredited)
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Mike Mahoney

Motorcycle Officer (uncredited)
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Robert Malcolm

Guard (uncredited)
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Hank Mann

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Martin Mason

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Harold McNulty

Jury Foreman (uncredited)
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Harold Miller

(uncredited)
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Lee Miller

Bus Driver (uncredited)
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Pearl Miller

Miss Newton (uncredited)
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Frank Mills

Courtroom Extra (uncredited)
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Hans Moebus

William - Butler at Eastman Home (uncredited)
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Jay Morley

Executive (uncredited)
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William B. Murphy

Mr. Whiting (uncredited)
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William H. O'Brien

Servant at Eastman's Party (uncredited)
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Frank O'Connor

Factory Floorman (uncredited)
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Ed O'Neill

Deputy (uncredited)
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Ezelle Poule

Receptionist (uncredited)
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Joe Recht

Prisoner (uncredited)
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John M. Reed

Joe Parker (uncredited)
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Kasey Rogers

Miss Harper (uncredited)
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Wallace Scott

Factory Guard (uncredited)
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Bill Sheehan

Court Clerk (uncredited)
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Douglas Spencer

Boatkeeper (uncredited)
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Larry Steers

Company Executive (uncredited)
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Cliff Storey

(uncredited)
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Arthur Tovey

Juror (uncredited)
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Josephine Whittell

Margaret - Eastman's Secretary (uncredited)
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Eric Wilton

Vickers' Butler (uncredited)
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Ian Wolfe

Dr. Wyeland (uncredited)
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Frank Yaconelli

Truck Driver (uncredited)
Crew
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George Stevens

Director
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Theodore Dreiser

Writer
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Patrick Kearney

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

A Place in the Sun

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/21/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

A Place in the Sun

(DVD)

4/25/2023

$20.37

Disc Title Front Cover

A Place in the Sun

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

A Place in the Sun

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

8/10/2021

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